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Save Women's Lives - End the Helms Overreach

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

By the standards of the World Health Organization (WHO), almost all abortions are unsafe in certain regions, such as Africa or Central and South America. If abortion care were made available with U.S. aid as it is in the U.S., a significant number of women's lives would be saved.

The Helms Amendment Hurts Women and Undermines U.S. Development Efforts Around the World

Latanya Mapp Frett | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Latanya Mapp Frett

President Obama can -- and must -- fix the policy of turning women away in the extreme cases of life-endangering pregnancies or those resulting from rape. Until Congress does the right thing and overturns the harmful law in its entirety, he can take a first step to ensure that U.S. programs are part of the solution, not the problem.

State Versus Defense: The Battle to Define America's Empire

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Stephen Glain's new book, State vs. Defense: The Battle to Define America's Empire, is a brilliant, sober, sad and important biography of the Department of State since World War II.